Renal tubular acidosis in pregnancy: case report and literature review.

@article{Hardardttir1997RenalTA,
  title={Renal tubular acidosis in pregnancy: case report and literature review.},
  author={Hildur Hardard{\'o}ttir and Tultul Lahiri and James F X Egan},
  journal={The Journal of maternal-fetal medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={16-20}
}
Renal tubular acidosis is a rare form of chronic metabolic acidosis, which is either inherited as an autosomal dominant condition (Types 1, 2, and 3) or acquired. Its effects on pregnancy and vice versa are not known, but chronic acidosis may affect fetal bone growth and development. Chronic maternal acidosis may also lead to fetal distress, which should respond to correction of the maternal acidosis. The patient is a 20-year-old gravida 2, para 1-0-0-1, Hispanic female with distal renal… CONTINUE READING